ABHMS announces scholarship contest


ABHMS logoVALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/14/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages entries to the 2016 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest, sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee (BJC). High school students in the graduating classes of 2016 and 2017 can win up to $2,000 for college by writing an essay examining whether elected or appointed officials should be able to opt out of certain job duties. Each year, the contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. The grand prize is $2,000 and a trip for two to Washington, D.C. Second prize is $1,000, and third prize is $250. For more information follow this link